*In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.*

-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner

**Time and Place:**MTWRF 2:00-2:50 at SH 513**Instructor:**Peter Saveliev (call me Peter)**Office:**741A Smith Hall**Office Hours:**12:45 - 1:45 MTWRF (tentative) or by appointment**Office Phone:**x4639**Home Phone:**697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)**E-mail:**saveliev@marshall.edu**Class Web-Page:**http://inperc.com/wiki/index.php?title=Introductory_calculus:_course**Prerequisites:**excellent algebra skills, good understanding of functions**Texts:***Calculus*by Stewart 6 Ed. (most of Chapters 1 - 5),**Computer Requirements:**graphic calculator TI-83 (or TI-83+)**Goals:**good understanding of limits, the derivative and the integral, fluent differentiation**Quizzes:**based on the practice problems assigned daily**Grade Breakdown:**TOTAL = .05×A + .20×Q + .15×E1 + .15×E2 + .15×E3 + .30×F- attendance and participation: 5%
- quizzes (open book): 20% (drop 1 or 2)
- 3 exams: 15% each
- final exam: 30%

**Letter Grades:**A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60

**From the Catalogue:**

**MATH 229 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I**. An introduction
to analytic geometry. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary
functions of one variable, including the transcendental functions. (PR: MTH
ACT of 27 or above, or MTH 130 and 122, or MTH 127 and 122, or MTH 132)